Music Gear News
Young piano player sets his sights on the filmworld
A talented young person who is already something of a maestro on the piano is now set to star in an independent movie in Detroit, US.
Ethan Bortnick, from Florida, started playing the piano from the age of three, showing an uncanny natural talent for the music instrument, reported Detroit Free Press.
By the time he was five he had advanced so much that he had moved onto composing music for the piano, which fast caught the attention of the press and the entertainment world.
Now the talented youngster is setting his sights on acting with the lead role in the movie Anything Is Possible, which is about homelessness and adoption.
"It's just so much fun making the movie and I want to inspire a lot of people," he told the newspaper. "I co-wrote the music and I might be scoring the film".
His is a similar story to one of the greatest composers of all time. Mozart began to play a number of instruments by the time he was three and also started to compose music at the age of five.
Buy Pianos & Keyboards Now
Posted on 2 Sep 2011 15:12 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
Presonus introduce the next addition to their line-up, the Faderport 16. With various intuitive features, the Faderport 16 is ideal for the live sound engineer.
The Elektron Octatrack MKII builds upon the previous Elektron MKI, bringing a whole host of new features, functionalities and exciting hardware changes to bear.
Versatile in its functionality, the Uber Mic offers the user extended performance capabilities, including the inclusion of various microphone configurations.
The Meris Polymoon Delay Pedal takes inspiration from the likes of legend's Allan Holdsworth and Frank Zappa, who pushed rack delays to their 'absolute limits'.
Able to replicate the sounds of an acoustic piano, the Kawai Concert Artist CA78 Digital Piano is the ideal for those looking to advance their existing skillset.
Kawai releases the affordable Concert Artist CA48. With new features, intermediate players can develop their skill set through an easy-to-use interface.
Recent Music News
A digital piano that's ideally suited to the intermediate player, the Roland RP-102 Digital Piano hosts a number of intuitive features for the developing pianist.
The Darkglass Microtubes B3K V2 Bass Overdrive pedal is the quintessential tool for those bassists looking to develop and diversify their bass sound.
Darklgass Electronics has just introduced a new and improved upgrade to their sensationally popular Preamp Pedal, the much anticipated B7K V2 Bass Preamp pedal.
The 2.0 update has been designed to improve the overall functionality and workflow of the Katana series, granting a number of new and intuitive features
With 1 of only 3 St Vincent Masseduction guitars in the world now in stock at Gear4music make sure you don't miss out on a veritable piece of rock history.
Able to demonstrate an excellent clarity through your music, the Presonus Eris 3.5 Two-Way Active Speakers are the perfect addition to any home-based studio.